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Oct 6, 2012 8:00am EDT
in december, 1964 after president johnson found the civil rights act dr. king had a meeting when he returned from europe and told him we needed a voting rights act and president lyndon johnson told dr. king to get a vote passed i just signed the civil rights act. dr. martin luther king, jr. can back to atlanta and met with a group of us have is that we will write that act. my organization sncc was already involved in selma, the heart of the black belt. the only time a person could even attempt to register to vote was fired and first monday of each month. you have to vote a set of steps through a set of double doors and get a copy of the so-called, and very few people were able to pass that test. today's lead in february, 1963, 1965, there was a protest in marion alabama 30 miles from selma. marion alabama is the home town of margin of the king jr. and incident occurred. a young man by the name of jimmy jackson tried to protect his mother who was shot by a state trooper and a few days later he died in a hospital and because what happened to him we decided to march from selma to montgomery sun
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
advantages of integration as john f. kennedy and lyndon johnson to. eisenhower felt this was a difficult till -- pill to swallow and the best way to get them to do that was to stress that this was the law. this was the rule of law and he is president was going to take care of the law. it made it much easier, and easier pill for the south to swallow. [applause] >> jonathan is great to be with you today and with all the booklovers at this fabulous festival and with a very distinguished biographer, jean edward smith way think has contributed immeasurably to the eisenhower scholarship and i have to agree he was underestimated definitely and i'm so glad that you have written such a powerful book. i think it's fascinating in reading the book to see that more of the book is focused on the military career, even though as you've just spent almost most of your time talking about the incredible eight years of of the eisenhardt registration, the estate leaned over and whispered to me i have never heard the interstate highway system applauded before. pretty exciting. first-time. >> all those people who we
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
johnson. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. gary johnson, first question. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. the notion that obama and mitt romney are arguing over who will spend more on medicare. when we need to have a raging debate in this country on how we cut medicare spending, spending, i think we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse. that issue/ what is your prescription? pardon the expression. guest: i oversaw the reform of medicaid when i was governor of new mexico. we saved hundreds of millions of dollars. we set a better health-care networks for the poor. i believe if the government blocked -- done away with the strings and the manas, i could have overseen the delivery of health care to the poor. -- do away with the mandates. health care for those over 65. get the federal government out of health care completely. get is how we're going to out of this. giving it up to the states. 50 laborator
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
gary johnson will be joining us. we will begin with mark from illinois on the line for independence. caller: i just have to say that the whole republican and democratic thing is getting out of control. i am 62 years old. i go back from eisenhower on. i call them republicrats. they all go for the same corporations. is so undemocratic it is ridiculous. we have to get somebody new in the system. it is gridlock. the congress cannot get anything done. these people just go make deals and make money for themselves. we have to get some new blood into this system. host: thank you for the call. we will be covering the debates. we invite you to watch and engage the mentor of the debates. you can do this on our facebook page. -- engage in the debates. we have covered every debate since 1984. the first debates took place and 1960, 52 years ago. next is bill also on the line for independents. caller: no more important today than they have been in the past. the two main parties, it gets harder and harder to distinguish them from one another. it gives the person a chance to really put out and vote
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
that led tohem of former county executive jack johnson. he admitted to partnering with bribe developers to public officials for favors to the greenbelt station development projects. police investigating the stabbing death of a man in last night near intersection of 30 oates street and naylor road. clear, the motive, but no one has been arrested. residents are urged to boil water after major. the alert waseaks after a 12-inch main connecting storage tank and the water plant broke. has now been fixed. the alert will remain in effect until virginia officials can test the samples of the water. process should be done by midday tomorrow. bouys hopes someone will man robbing a dry cleaner in northwest d.c. armed robbery happened last in the 1300 block of florida avenue. man entered the store around , displayed a gun, and took off with cash. if you have information, contact d.c. police. >> the washington redskins getting involved in the fight expand gambling in maryland. >> the owner is urging fans to for question 7 of the november ballot. that would allow table games and and wouldasinos casino
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
>>> this is 9news now. >> hello, i'm bruce johnson. less than a month before the election, demonstrators in favor of maryland's dream act rallied in support of that law. the legal immigrants would be allowed in state tuition rates if parents paid taxes and they attended local public schools. opponents say other taxpayers should not be made to foot the bill for people not here legally. andrea mccarren was at today's rally. >> i love this country. when i say home, i mean here. >> i do consider myself an american. >> up, up with education, down, down with deportation. >> they are among the so- called dreamers. students whose parents brought them into this country illegally. >> my mom even says that you are more american than spanish anymore. you still get confused in spanish words. i'm like yeah, i know. >> a cancer survivor who says his surgery at johns hopkins saved his life. rickie wants to share his gratitude. >> i have to give back to society. i think the way i want to do it is becoming a doctor and save lives, just as my life was saved once. >> opponents of the
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
a first place baseball team here in washington. davy johnson has been saying since spring training, it is a three-step process. first, qualify for the playoffs. second, win the division. and then three, win the world series. to win the world series though, it will help the nationals if they have home-field advantage. right now they are tied with the cincinnati reds for the best record in baseball. with two games to go, the nationals, if they win both, will likely have that number one seed. if they have that top seed, they will begin the postseason on sunday against the winner of friday's wild card game. if they don't, and if it is the number two seed, they will start their postseason in san francisco against the giants. two more to go. start tonight with the phillies here at nats park. back to you. >> thank you. >> and you can just, you can hear fans saying thank you, pittsburgh. the nats' number one finish has fans buzzing. that's another accomplishment since this is unusually considered, is usually, rather, considered a football town. >> as far as megan mcgrath spend the morning
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
johnson. >> john: what could he possibly want more than a name that doesn't sound doubly phallic. >> he told bloom beg news it was more important to him that mitt romney win the presidential election than the jets have a winning season. the team went 8-8 last year and is 2-2 so far. >> john: i come from new york. the jets aren't going to have a winning season and mitt romney isn't going to be president. let me ask you a question, dan when you're reading the headlines, is it distracting to read a name like woody johnson? >> a little. >> john: you kept your composure. i can think of peter o'toole and woody johnson doubly phallic game. >> go by richard johnson. >> john: if you're a celebrity or a rock singer, you need to shut up about your political opinions but if you're in the nfl, by all means talk about who you want for president. >> maybe mitt romney wasn't bluffing when he said of some his best friends own nfl teams. >> john: he said nascar teams i thought. >> no, he said it about both. >> john: he'll probabl
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, he got it. >> i think he just broke gary johnson's heart. he's off the table apparently. >> gary johnson. >> i think mitt romney had a sort of stay of execution. if he had blown it last night, it would have been over. >> the aroma of terminal illness is gone from the campaign. once you get that aroma, it's kind difficult. >> you know what i'm looking to right now is the vice presidential debate? people give biden such a hard time, he's the gaffe machine. i remember when biden was known as a really good communicator, and you know what? there's a difference between biden and obama and how they are in debates and how they approach crowds. biden looks for the guts of the audience and pitches the message to their guts. i'm sure to see how biden does it. >> he's been there and paul ryan has not. >> i think next time if it's a boring debate, we should bring in herman cain, rick perry and newt gingrich just for fun. >> herman cain would be winning right now according to herman cain. >> you've heard our initial reactions. up next we have reactions from the heartland and the capital. we go
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, mainly. alex jones and gary johnson -- i would ask him what he would do. i wish you were in the debate. thank you for your time. good bye. >> we will be talking to the democratic co-chairman of the commission on presidential debates. we'll ask him about why no third-party is represented on the stage tonight. tonight -- next is a call from eveline in florida, a republican. caller: hi, my name is eveline. i would ask romney as a diehard republican myself, i would ask him, do you think that i am a stupid person to believe that after saying you did not care about 47% of the people that now you say you are going to be the president of 100% of the people, that i am stupid and not to believe that? i do not believe it. and you will say now anything to get elected. i am a diehard republican and i will not be voting for you. >> thank you very much. next is a call from roanoke, virginia, this is a democrat. what would you ask? caller: i am a democrat. i would ask both candidates what they would do in reference to social services reform. it has been a big epidemic that has been happening all over
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, some eyes will also be on the skies. veronica johnson has a look at some wet weather headed our way. hey, v.j. >> hey there, doreen. that's right, it will be a little wet here coming over the next couple of hours. as showers move on into our area, and continue moving on through. look at this. we've got a big batch of rain sitting down to the south, around the charleston area of virginia, and west virginia, roanoke, virginia, all this headed to the northeast right through our area. it's a little wet right now. you can see the scattered showers around frederick and into d.c., on down to the south. it's only going to turn a bit sogier as we go through our evening. north of bethesda, d.c., kettering looking at some showers. the forecast for the game, let's play ball, right? 7:05 first pitch. scattered showers. but mainly light showers around our area. dropping from the upper 60s to the mid-60s, so it will be a little wet, but i can't see this game being canceled because of the weather at all. >> thank you, veronica. >>> it's what everybody hoped for when baseball returned to washington
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
after the game. so this is a map made by matt johnson. one of the blog's contributors. the larger circles represent the busiest stations after a game. he sites metro as saying the ten busiest stations after a game are gallery place, vienna, pentagon city, shady grove, springfield, u street, dupont circle, columbia heights, and crystal city. >>> the consolation prize one airline is offering if the presidential election doesn't quite go your way. >>> i'm armando trull in rockville where a new technology has been deployed to help victims of domestic violence. that story is coming up. >>> but first, mothers milk can be a staple of life right after a baby is born. should milk be a permanent part of kid's diets? one argument as to why not? it's controversial and it's next. weeks of this campaign... and more ads. you, in your living room or... what i'd say. losing nearly eight hundred... mired in iraq. nation we are... moving forward again. get folks back to work and... again. that with even bigger... fewer regulations... prosper. on the same trickle-down... in the first place. so what's
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
killed his family before taking his own life. >>> nationals manager david johnson will be back in the dugout for the playoffs. he left yesterday's game because he had some numbness in his legs. tests came back negative. >>> two dozen dogs rescued from a puppy mill are now in the district. the washington animal rescue league took in these dogs from south carolina. vets will give them a checkup and soon they'll be ready for adoption. >>> it is 6:53. let's answer the question of the morning now. roughly 1100 of these are started every second in this country. is it a, automobiles, b, relationships, or c, loads of laundry? >> the answer is c, loads of laundry. >>> here's jessica. >> daily deals time. here's some of my favorites from those e-mails and websites. who says there's no such thing as a free lunch. cava mezze grill is celebrating its new restaurant location by offering a free pita, bowl, salad and a drink. the location is in northwest at 4237 wisconsin avenue. the free offer is between 11:00 and 1:30 only. honesty will be giving out free samples of their organic drinks. >>>
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
at texas. say what you will about the nats' davey johnson but buck show what woulder is the manager of the year in my -- showalter is the manager of the year in my opinion. all praise to buck? yes, but yesterday he chose to praise his players. >> i think the players yesterday for letting me come along for the ride and it's always been fun to watch and fun to be around. and that's the satisfaction that some of them have reached have gotten return for what they put into it. >> all right, game time is tonight at 8:30. >>> all right that's a quick look at sports, have a great friday everybody. >>> well, the nhl season is now canceled through october 24th. seven years ago the entire pro hockey season was lost to a lockout. the league and the players union have not been able to figure out how to split $3 billion in hockey revenue and that's the reason why. >>> campaign 2012 makes a stop in virginia for a second straight day. that story coming up. >> plus, students at some of the dorms at the university of maryland are trying their best to get rid of bedbugs. we don't want to get rid of be
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
out of this. host: gary johnson is with us from new mexico. he will be with us for about 40 more minutes. we will put the phone numbers on the bottom of the screen as we take a look at the libertarian nominee and his race overall. there is a recent gallup poll that shows americans are split on the need for a third party. pretty much split. what is your argument for a third party? guest: in this case, i will argue that i am not the third choice but the only choice. in this case, i am on the ballot -- will be on the ballot in all 50 states. right now we're on the ballot in 47 states and the district of columbia. litigated in the other three. although there are a part of a third-party candidates running this cycle, none of them are going to come close to what i just said. that said, where is the difference between the two? i'm going to argue that we should not on iran, we should get out of afghanistan tomorrow, bring the troops home, marriage equality is a constitutionally guaranteed right. legalize marijuana now. i would never have signed the allowing citizens to be detained withou
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
are they trying to rewrite history or is it just politics as usual? fox news legal analyst peter johnson, jr. is here. >> good morning. this is the biggest case of spilled milk. the losers lament that i've ever heard in my life. everyone is pointing fingers. wasn't the president's fault. >> steve: no! >> it was everybody else's fault. lehrer, we thought he would be in the tank for us. he wasn't. he let mitt romney talk, big failure for him. so he's trashed in the "new york times" today. he's done. now we have phony fact checks. everything romney said was wrong. he's not a real debater. he's a performer. the guy he said was a stiff has become ronald reagan, john wayne combined. so he's a tremendous performer. the president was thinking about something else. he was distracted. the altitude was too high for him. even though he gave his acceptance speech four years ago in denver and didn't have a problem with the altitude. we have one excuse after the another. now on the stump, the president is doing the clint eastwood routine. he's talking to the chair. he's talking to the empty chair and mitt
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
this done one way or another, and, thank you, i yield back. >> representative johnson from texas. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. thank you for holding this hearing. with this year's passage of the faa reauthorization bill, next generation modification modernization will transform the national air space system. through nextgen, satellite based traffic management, we'll be able to address increased traffic in the nation's skies, while improving safety and environmental foot prints of the air transport. transitioning to the vps air traffic control system allows airlines to reduce flight delays, save fuel, and cut the amount of harmful emissions from aircraft engines. in addition, the successful implementation of next generation will boost our economy and enable the creation of more jobs. the dallas plex is a prime example of the significant growth in the aviation market, and the potential benefits of nextgen deployment. as with my metroplex, this growth comes with growing plains. metro plex sites, by their nature, are located in busy metropolitan areas. nextgen use of satellite based t
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
journal" we will preview the supreme court's upcoming term. is followed by gary johnson. he will talk about obstacles third-party space. and then we will talk about the more than $10 billion in federal funding for public transit systems, including buses and light and heavy rail. our guest is emil frankel. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. sheet in trade, trea i will do something the president has not done is label them a currency manipulator. >> we brought more trade cases than the previous administration did. we have been winning them. >> president obama and the running meet in their first presidential debate. what and engage with c-span with our live debate preview. followed by two ways to watch the debate at 9:00. both candidates on screen the entire debate. the multi camera version of the debate. falling, your reaction. follow our live coverage online at ctb. >> christine lagarde said uncertainty in the euro zone and the u.s. economy are slowing down the global economy. she also talked about the fiscal cliff and the political climate in the unite
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
scene -- >> the book on president lyndon baines johnson one of the three books -- >> in the context and the momentum starts by describing in the south with an african-american brothers and sisters have to go through just to vote. people die and put their lives on the line, everything just to get the possibility to vote. today almost 50 years or more we are going back black and brown people. it's very interesting to have more strategic conversations between the communities. they would be one of my closest friends fighting in the strike with dr. king at the time and we were having this conversation it's not something new but we can take a look at a new level especially when the communities are facing the biggest challenges in the nation and the highest levels of debt and employment and will economic situations so the momentum of having the town hall meeting is unique and the strategic approach of the background of a we need to be very smart about. >> who thinks this is a precursor to get the voting rights act especially section 5 out out lot? >> keeping with what frannie lou hamer sai
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
. joining us for the freedom fight are mike johnson and mike barker from the freedom from religion foundation. our thanks to you both. >> thanks for having us. >> shannon: the cheerleaders are putting the verses on and there is at least one objection and a legal fight ensued. what is the latest? are the banners in or out? >> the wanners are in. we were able to obtain a temporary restraining order and we have a hearing in coming thursday to make the temporary injunction more permanent. we have a student led student enishiated private speech. the supreme court said more than 40 years ago and many courts have repeated it since. students and teachers do not shed their constitutional right to free speech. whether in the hallway between classes or happen to be on the football field you are still an american citizen and the law is on your side and you get to engage in free speech. >> shannon: if the cheerleaders are making up the banners on their own time, what is is your objection here? >> they do have free peach rights in this great country but there is a difference between free speech
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at akron in university. >> i support barack obama for presidency. >> my candidate is a jerry johnson, the libertarian candidate from new mexico. it is important to consider him on the economic side of things and his social issues are good to me. >> the most important issue that we face in this election is the massive debt that our country faces. it is only projected to grow and the next five years. my generation will be stuck with it. >> i will ask the candidates what they are doing to ensure job security and create new jobs. i am in college. i want to make sure my education is paid off. >> back to fishersville, virginia for mitt romney and paul ryan. ♪ >> thank you. how about it for trace adkins, a great american and great patriot? i let out at all of the cars there. it looks like that movie "field of dreams." the dream is to save america and our freedom. virginia is ground zero. are you ready to make a difference in this election? but me tell you why. we, as americans, we brief freer air, we live freer lives, we have more opportunity from the day we are born than anyone else on t
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
johnsons won. and one other guy. and what's his face, the dufner. you won everything. lee westwood. >> i just saw the mickelson/rose match was have a ordinary because the quality of the gfl was amazing. >> poulter and rose delivered the goods. might have been great to watch for you. >> you called it right, joe, because actually we didn't know who was going to win even at 13-13, right? and whatever happened, it was totally gripping. >> unbelievable. >> it is extraordinary. >> may heart was racing. they talked about if you were furyk or martin kimer, about the same length putt and it was really compelling. congratulations. you guys deserved it. justin rose beat mickelson. mickelson didn't fold. >> no, he didn't. that was the probably the best match out there. >> and poulter both days, right? >> yeah, it was amazing. but i thought the fascinating thing was the last two groups, none of those guys on either side had won a point all week and it came down to them. >> rory barely made it in time and didn't need a warm-up, but he was so good. >> that's the way i play golf is turn up. right? we ge
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
available in glade scented oil candles. sc johnson, a family company. >>> this morning on "today's 5 facts," what you may not know about breast cancer. one in eight women will get this disease in their lifetime, and "today" contributor and also medical editor at "health" magazine is here to dispel myths and examine ways to prevent it. good morning. >> good morning, natalie. >> let's get to fact number one. i think this is really surprising to a lot of people that the majority of people with breast cancer have no family history. so what are the risk factors if family history is not one? >> it is surprising. we found in our poll in "health" magazine that many people thought family history is a risk factor. majority of cases do not involve family history. it's gender, predominantly a female disease and age. as we get older you increase your risk of breast cancer, especially in post-menopausal women. >> weight gain and obesity increase your risk. >> people who gain 18 to 20 pounds have a significantly higher increase compared to women who gained 5 or 10 pounds. obesity and weight gain is absol
Oct 1, 2012 8:30am EDT
question. yes. a microphone is coming to you. >> linda johnson with the associated press. i am wondering if your organizations or your members have taken a position or at least are discussing possible using technology like proximal that would give the end user, the patient, the opportunity to say the medicine is safe. i know it would disrupt the medicines are shipped now, particularly the big pbm because even the big bowl gets damaged at the pharmacy level, but we were talking about this early here at my table coming and it seems like if they can do stuff like that in africa we should be able to do it here. >> did you say -- >> it is a number on the bottom of the box that you scratch off and then you call a number on your cell phone or in sorry context and then verify that guess this is a legitimate safe medicine. a cynic if we could add to that, to my kids a general conversation about technology. certainly that is a part of the conversation you are talking about what was being done by the collision or is at least being discussed. >> there are a number of pharmacy technologies. i think a
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
who have been shut out of opportunities. from its inception by president johnson to the 1978 decision in their regions of the university of california verses mackey outlying -- outlying quotas to the 19 -- to the 2003 decision in a farming affirmative action policies at the university of michigan. the practical implementation of affirmative action is a patchwork of legal impressions about how best to make amends for the nation's past practices of legal, racial inequality. regrettably, the tuberous surrounding the affirmative-action debate has taken of that debate. the real ideals for affirmative-action have been some misconstrued over the years that it helps to look back and to see why it was been deemed necessary in the first place. the widely misunderstood quota system or grossly mischaracterizes as reverse discrimination against white americans, affirmative action was originally an acknowledgement that american society was changing. in the post civil-rights era black americans and white women increasingly challenged educated white males to into the exclusive citadel's of higher edu
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